/ Modified oct 5, 2017 3:03 p.m.

The Epidemic

The opioid crisis hits close to home in southern Arizona.

Since June 15, 2017, more than 2,500 possible opioid overdoses have been reported across Arizona.

The opioid epidemic has left communities across the country reeling, and it hasn’t spared Arizona. Since June 15 of this year, more than 2,500 possible opioid overdoses have been reported across the state. About 200 more will be reported this week. It’s a steady, devastating toll —one that BJ has experienced firsthand.

Producer: Gisela Telis
Videographer: Bob Lindberg, Sandra Westdahl
Editor: Sandra Westdahl

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